How You Can Grow Your Legal Assistant Talent From Within

Turnover occurs in every law firm and legal department. When an organization loses its top staff members, however, it’s important to examine the circumstances. The loss of staff members can indicate a problem area that deserves attention. To Reduce Turnover and Cultivate Internal Talent: 1. Understand Why Your Top Staff Members Chose to Leave You… Read More »

Top Job Search Tips for Anyone Looking to Take Their Legal Career to the Next Level

A career in legal support offers opportunities for lifelong intellectual challenges and client service. If you feel you’ve maximized these opportunities in your current position, however, it may be time to look for a new position or employer to help you grow further in your career. Here’s How to Improve the Search for Your Next… Read More »

The Best Tips for Making Sure Your Legal Support Staff is Properly Trained

Proper legal support staff training is essential. When your team has solid training, they understand both what needs to be done and how to do it in a way that coordinates with the rest of the team and helps the firm meet its goals. Whether you’re working with new hires or bringing an established team… Read More »

How to Make Sure Your Law Firm is Safe From Cyber Attacks

Confidentiality is a paramount concern for lawyers and law firms. As an ever-increasing amount of information is handled online, protecting that information from attack or theft via hacking and other malicious behaviors becomes increasingly important as well. In addition to understanding the laws and regulations that may apply to your work, here’s how to address… Read More »

Stressed Out at Work? Learn How to Better Cope With It

Stress happens to every professional from time to time. Those who have the tools to handle stress constructively when it happens are better able to weather the tough times, grow from the experience, and move forward. Here are some helpful tools for managing stress in the legal field. Keep Things in Perspective When stress mounts,… Read More »

Fashion Corner: What to Wear to Your Next Legal Support Interview

When you step into an interview, you want nothing to stand in the way of communicating your strengths as a legal support professional to the interviewer. Your clothing can help bolster this impression – or it can hinder you. Here’s what to consider when planning what you’ll wear to your next legal field interview: What… Read More »

Easy Tactics for Building Your Professional Confidence

You’ve worked hard to build your skills. You achieved past goals through dedication and perseverance. But how well are you communicating your professional abilities to colleagues and supervisors? A confident persona in the workplace demonstrates that you know the value of your work. It tells others that you can be trusted to handle future projects… Read More »

How to Get the Most Out of Your Legal Research

Legal support professionals perform a great deal of research as part of their daily routine. While researching a new area of law or topic can be time-consuming, often, research time can be streamlined to allow legal support staff to get more done in less time. Here’s how to improve the efficiency of your legal research… Read More »

Is Your Business’s Social Media Presence Costing You Good Candidates?

Candidates work hard to make a good first impression on a potential employer. What employers often overlook, however, is that candidates only put in this work when they have already developed a positive first impression of the employer. The employer’s first impression initiates the relationship. Often, that first impression is determined by the employer’s social… Read More »

Simple Tips to Improving Client Communication

Client communication is essential in the legal field. It correlates directly with client satisfaction and can have a profound impact on the outcome of a legal case. Here are several ways to improve communication with clients: Understand That Communication is a Constant Process. Communicating with clients doesn’t only happen when lawyers or staff members send… Read More »